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Definition of "tom" []

  • The male of various animals, especially a male cat or turkey. (noun)
  • The male of various animals, esp the cat (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)

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Use "tom" in a sentence
  • "Fantailed and puffed out, head glowing red, white, and blue like a neon sign, the tom is as formidable as any animal I've ever faced."
  • "December 29th, 2009 11: 35 am ET bring back tom! the man did imho a great job considering it was crisis mgmnt of the highest order. at least tom is an adult and acknowledges that the bad guys are for real and are not criminals or sociopaths. they are fanatics of the highest order, and deserve to be treated as such."
  • "It seems there is no way to pull a tom from the real thing."